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" And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts : But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quench'd in the chaste beams of the wat'ry moon, And the imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer-night's ... - Page 105
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810 - 418 pages
...all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west ; And ioos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred...vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free. 1 earls of Northumberland and Westmoreland, who fell in her quarrel ; and principally the great duke...
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The Poetical Works of Anna Seward: With Extracts from Her Literary ..., Volume 1

Anna Seward - Poets, English - 1810 - 416 pages
...will employ ourselves from morn to midnight, and the idea of Mr L. shall ' quickly fade away : " For mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell, " It fell upon...now purple with Love's wound, '' And maidens call it love in idleness." Adieu ! adieu! LICHFJELD, JAN. 1763. THERE are, as you justly observe, other faults...
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Twelfth-night. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. Midsummer-night ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811 - 520 pages
...all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west ;y And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred...imperial votress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.8 Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell : It fell upon a little western flower, —...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810 - 418 pages
...all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west ; And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, „ .As it should pierce a hundred...chaste beams of the wat'ry moon ; And the imperial vot'rgss passed on, In maiden meditation^ancy-free.O carls of Northumberland and Westmoreland, who...
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The Feast of the Poets: With Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1814 - 216 pages
...chaste beams of the watery moon ; And the imperial votaress pass'd on, In maiden meditation, fancy free. Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell :— It...And maidens call it Love-in-idleness. Fetch me that flow'r, — the herb I shew'd thee once : The juice of it, on sleeping eyelids laid, Will make or man...
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The Pastor's Fire-side: A Novel, Volume 3

Jane Porter - 1817 - 414 pages
...once paused on the page of Shakespeare, which his nephew was reading to his cousins: — " Yet marked I where the bolt of Cupid fell! It fell upon a little...now purple with love's wound; And maidens call it Love in Idleness." " Not love, my children," cried the venerable instructor; " love was bestowed by...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1818 - 332 pages
...all arm'd: A certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west ; And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred...vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free. Yet marked I where the bolt of Cupid fell : It fell upon a little western flower, — Before, milk-white;...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1819 - 560 pages
...liis love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts : liut I might sec young Cupid's fiery shaft Quench'd in the chaste beams...fancy-free. Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell : 1 1 fell upon a little western flower, — Before, milk-whife ; now purple with love'i wound, —...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821 - 476 pages
...all arin'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west; And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred...meditation, fancy-free . Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cnpid fell : It fell upon a little western flower, — Before, milk-white ; now purple with love's...
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Kenilworth;: A Romance, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1821 - 352 pages
...all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west ; And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred...imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy free." The voice of Raleigh, as he repeated the last lines, became a little tremulous, as if...
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